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morning, it is wednesday november 14. i am cynnÉ simpson. >> i am steve chenevy. let us get right to jacqui jeras. called out of their. >> yes. our weather had line is that it is a chilly start. many of us at or below the freezing mark. our coverage from washington is 36. but 32 in arlington and. sunny skies expected. looking forward to a dry and cool spell ahead that will last into the weekend. our cold front is offshore. as to conceal our picture here, highdominating our weather keeping us clear and cool. our temperatures staying in the 40's for the most part today. we will top out at around 50 degrees in the district. most of us will see temperatures in the upper 50's. more on the seven-day coming up. we will head over to traffic. >> we will start with a look at the beltway puritans to the road work being picked up. a lot of cones in the roadway. traffic still getting by to the left. but the flashing lights tell you they are picking it up. that will be out of the way. we will head to a map right now you are road work overnight on the virginia side ever to the left, and our and
would test him. he was going to test me. it ended up being a test for both of us since we both ran pretty quickly. that was the foundation of our relationship. >> reporter: broadwell got to know petraeus' wife holly, both in the front row just seats away from each other during his cia confirmation hearing. officials say broadwell had classified material on her computer, which is illegal. but the fbi does not currently believe that any of it came from petraeus. and so far, no charges have been filed against her. she has gone into hiding with her husband and sons, age 4 and 6. for his part, petraeus has reached out to old friends, who say he is devastated. >> what's the first thing he said? >> he apologized. he said that he felt he let the team down. and that he obviously wanted to, to make it, to pull his family together and to try to recover from this. >> reporter: a long way from 2007, in iraq when he talked about the burdens of being the man then considered the nation's most trusted general. >> the job is so consuming, it is something that takes every waking minute of every day.
from cameras outside her house. her brother told us she has nothing to hide. >> shy is very dedicated to her husband and her kids. for anybody to paint her other than that is completely wrong. >> even soap, jill kelly has now hired one of washington's top criminal defense lawyers, abby lowell, who defended former senator john edward and she even has a publicist. the same one who handled the media for former white house intern monica lewinsky. terry. >> what a strange tale. thanks, brian. we'll keep on it. >>> just ahead, we will turn to a murder in a tropical paradise. and the famous american software tycoon now on the run from the law. >> announcer: abc news "nightline" brought to you by lincoln, in thelteaters everywh, november 16th. wowooohooo....hahaahahaha! oh...there you go. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. aww,
a minute. first-run the belfort furniture center, let us check on traffic. >> here we are on 395 at duke street. a what the roads are. delays for an accident free. overnight construction that was up run the beltway cleared moved in it. around the beltway, we are in good shape. 270.we are on you can see some of the road spray. still moving well. it will be slow past the exit for 109. incident free fortunately. good shape as we head over to the springfield interchange. heavier traffic and yesterday with the holiday. a little heavy and slow going in the hov lanes. steady up till the springfield interchange. back to you. >> thank you. comingsts just keep on the david sex scandal. top military official under investigation. >> they are looking into e-mails that john allen woman that triggered investigation. >> a lot to sort out. general john allen, the united states commander in afghanistan is now being linked to this ended davidn that career with the cia. >> general john allen the top united states commander in now undern is investigation for allegedly sending in a corporate e-mails the woman
but some of the customers tell us there will definitely not be down here shopping late at night or early in the morning. reporting live, john gonzalez , abc 7 news. >> and murder investigation under way. around 4:00 a.m. police were called to 37th street. this after someone heard gunshots, there they found a man was shot to death. his identity has not yet been released. so far police do not have a description of any possible suspects. >> 12:o prepared the special cut expected to take center stage in about 90 minutes when the president will hold his first news conference. abc 7 will carry that live. after that the president will meet with several ceos to talk about the economy and the deficit. he will then meet with congressional leaders on friday. there 48 days to come tax increase and deep spending cuts would take affect. of course abc 7 oppose a lot coverage of the news conference starts at 1:30. our senior reporter scott thurman will be there. watch for his report tonight on abc 7 news at 5:00 p.m. the david petraeus scandal sure to cause some questions for the president. and the woma
for all of us, especially compared to yesterday's. it was 65 degrees. most but dealing with the freezing mark this morning or colder. a chilly start, but it will be a good day. sunny skies all a round. show last into the weekend. 36 of reagan national. with the exception of annapolis on the day at 42. 32 at dulles. 30 in gaithersburg. 36 and fredericksburg. temperatures may stay in the 40's with clear conditions which a top out around 50 in the district. your seven-day in a minute but let us get a check on traffic. >> thank you. a traffic moving pretty well. 395 and from springfield into the district. as a matter with your alexandria and arlington across the bridge, no early incidents. we look pretty good all the way up through 95 in the main lanes. and the express lanes. a problem in prince william county, an accident and earlier this hour closing the southbound prince william parkway at wellington road. the other direction is open. watch for the southbound closure. and over to springfield up to springfield, it looks pretty good. traffic on your left good and the hov lanes good. back to
retired, are in the heat of the spotlight and martha raddatz tells us what happened today. martha? >> reporter: diane, the consequences of dave petraeus' infidelity are astonishing. the nation is left without a cia director and the commander of our forces in afghanistan caught up in this bizarre web, as well. it is breathtaking. within days, two four-star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first, david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were "potentially inappropriate" messages, putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course, it weighs on him as much as it weighs on dave petraeus. i believe that dave is very, very sad for what he admitted he did. >> reporter: at the center of this web, jill kelley, the tampa socialite and honorary military ambassador, living near the centcom headquarters where petraeus and allen were once based. officials say it was early this summer that kelley received anonymous e-mails, accusing her of flaunting her friendly relationshi
raddatz, starts us off. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. paula broadwell has surrounded herself with lawyers and has said nothing since the scandal broke five days ago. but for the first time we got a glimpse of her here in washington, d.c. overnight, we captured these images of paula broadwell, here inside her brother's home, having a quick dinner and glass of wine. still silent about the accusations swirling around her. caught up in the storm, now, the highly-respected general who commands forces in afghanistan, john allen, accused of exchanging potentially inappropriate e-mails with tampa socialite, jill kelly. after the pentagon's dramatic announcement about allen earlier this week, overnight, the defense secretary teamed to be backing off. >> no one should leap to any conclusions here. general allen is doing an excellent job at isaf. he has my continued confidence. >> reporter: an echo of what the white house said tuesday. >> i can tell you that the president thinks very highly of general allen and his service to his country. as well as the job he's done
the u.s. is only a few years away, now, from producing more oil than saudi arabia. the international energy agency also predicts the u.s. could become energy-inspect by the year 2035. but many experts remain doubtful. >>> meanwhile, new video from the record flood in central italy. you see the river here sweeping this boat away and ripping trees from the ground. at least four people have been killed in the floods. three of them, when a bridge collapsed. rescuers in the helicopter you see there were able to pull one man to safety, after his car was swept away. >>> and four-time nascar champ jeff gordon will have to pay up for the deliberate wreck that sparked a wild brawl in phoenix over the weekend. gordon has been fined $100,000 and docked 25 points for slamming clint bowyer into the wall you see there. >>> and could it be true? are humans collectively getting dumber? a new study from stanford university claims that humans have been steadily losing intelligence for thousands of years because, thanks to advancements in technology, we no longer need intelligence to survive. this is ha
for the zumba instructor alexis wright and her business partner. accused of using her dance studio as a brothel, building a client list of more than 150 men including prominent community members. that story gets me all tounge-tied. >> i know it does. i wonder why. a driver who fled the scene of a hit and rush crash in milwaukee over the weekend may be surprise to learn it was all caught on surveillance video. the car ran a stop sign. hit an. uv. went airborne. landed on its side. neighbors rushed to rescue a woman unconscious at the time and her child hanging from the car seat. no word yet on whether police have tracked down that driver. >>> tens of thousand of folks gathered to get a glimpse as mother nature briefly pulled the plug over northern australia. it was a total solar eclipse. >> crowds erupted in cheers as the moon passed between the sun and earth. plunging the reason into darkness. the peak of the eclipse lasted over 2:00 in australia. hotels have been booked solid more than three years. more than 50,000,0 people flood the area. >>> a good will store saying hello, dali, salvador dal
than a dozen models, including the prius. 1 million of the cars were sold here in the u.s. and just last month, toyota recalled more than 7 million vehicles for a different problem. >>> there is more pressure on president obama this morning as he meets with business leaders about the nation's economy. the federal budget deficit last month was $120 billion, 22% more than a year ago. it's a sign the country is on track for its fifth-straight annual deficit of more than $1 trillion. the u.s. has not had a surplus since 2001. >>> u.s. airways is reportedly pushing for a merger with american airlines. sources tell bloomberg news, the smaller airline presented a detailed plan to american's creditors yesterday. american would rather exit bankruptcy as an independent carrier and will make its case to its creditors today. >>> well, black friday, the day after thanksgiving, is traditionally the kickoff for the holiday shopping season. but it may not be the best day to go shopping. the least crowded days to shop are the monday, tuesday, and wednesday, and thursday after thanksgiving. in two we
. the international energy agency predicts the u.s. will be the world's top oil producer in five years and will be all but self-sufficient in 20 years. the agency is predicting natural gas will become the largest single fuel in the u.s. >>> a new report says that we are doing better at keeping up with our mortgage payments. the percentage of mortgage holders two months or more behind other payments is now the lowest that it's been in three years. that's because the housing market is improving. and low interest rates are making it easier to refinance. >>> the effectiveness of a top flu treatment is now being questioned. a top british medical journal says there is no evidence showing that tamiflu really stops influenza. dozens of governments around the world stock tamiflu in case there's a global flu outbreak. the world health organization says it is convinced that tamiflu does work. but british researchers want to see more data. >>> a new pepsi flavor in japan does diet soda one better. it contains dextrin that supposedly reduces fat in the body. pepsi has introduced flavors in japan like strawberry, s
the crowd. behind us you see the extension for the silver line to metro. this is also part of this camera of gridlock process around the state, especially in northern virginia. this saturday is when the lanes will officially open up as mentioned. four new lands, 14 miles on the vault with from springfield to tyson's corner. the lens will allow the beltway to offer hov connections for the first time. when it is done, buses and car pools will ride these for free. and other -- in any cars with one or two passengers can pay to take them. we spoke to virginia transportation secretary and he says people will get used to paying the additional my. is says is a small amount to pay to get out of gridlock. >> people do not think about the fact of how much money they are losing sitting in those lanes now. what it takes an extra 20, 30 minutes to go from one side of the beltway to the other. this is up with want to provide them the opportunity to say, for a couple extra hours i can get home 30 minutes sooner. can i get to that day care center. can i make that delivery sooner? >> officials here hope th
. >> keep us posted. we turn to a story you will only see on 7 tonight. d.c. police are searching for a group of men. >> this group is wanted for crimes ranging from robbery to rape. jennifer is live in northeast tonight. >> this is extremely scary news. police stepping up their patrols in the targeted neighborhoods. they tell you these suspects are armed and dangerous. [no audio] there are four crimes that began right before midnight on friday. we did speak with one of the victims. [no audio] we are having some technical difficulties. that was an attempted robbery. that led into a robbery of a 27- year-old woman. that went to a double rate, double robbery of two women. the men moved to their fourth victim. they tried to kidnap a 17-year- old girl. also near the capitol heights metro. the men were traveling in a red card -- red car. we have four victims, all women. we will be keeping you posted on this. >> thank you very much. d.c. school officials announced a list of schools that could be closed next school year. this is a major blow to many parents. money is being wasted on too
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